Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell to Declare November 22 "William Shatner Day" in Austin

Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell will declare Nov. 22 "William Shatner Day" at a ceremony on the first day of Wizard World Austion Comic Con at the Austin Convention Center. TV's Captain Kirk, T.J. Hooker and “Priceline Negotiator” will also accept "Honorary Austin Citizenship."

Austin, TX, November 07, 2013 --( Fans may know him as Captain Kirk, T.J. Hooker, Denny Crane or even the Priceline Negotiator. But for sure, William Shatner has been a part of the lives of countless millions for more than a half century.

And Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell will officially declare Friday, Nov. 22, “William Shatner Day” at a special ceremony at 5:30 p.m at the Austin Convention Center, celebrating the Kick-off of the 2013 Wizard World Austin Comic Con. Mayor Leffingwell will also confer “Honorary Austin Citizenship” on Shatner.

“Who hasn't wanted to be 'beamed up,' or slide across the hood of a car, or negotiate tough deals?” said Mayor Leffingwell. “My fellow citizens of Austin are proud to honor this pop culture icon as one of our own.”

Shatner will be in attendance at Wizard World Austin Comic Con on Friday evening, Nov. 22, and all day Saturday, Nov. 23, meeting fans, signing autographs, posing for photo ops and conducting an interactive Q&A session highlighting his legendary career.

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About Wizard World:
Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD) produces Comic Cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate graphic novels, comic books, movies, TV shows, gaming, technology, toys and social networking. The events often feature celebrities from movies and TV, artists and writers, and events such as premieres, gaming tournaments, panels, and costume contests.

The full event schedule can be found at

Wizard World 2013 Schedule
November 22-24 – Wizard World Austin Comic Con
Wizard World, Inc.
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